Examples from the Web for highway
It was a brick wall that we turned into the on-ramp of a highway.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Cruce operates the Iron Hill Campground on the other side of the highway.The 7-Year-Old Plane Crash Survivor’s Brutal Journey Through the Woods|James Higdon|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Hundreds of cops saluting as the bodies were rolled out with a full escort by highway patrol.
Highway safety flares provided light as the clans joined by loss sought solace in prayer and song.The Cleveland Cops Who Fired 137 Shots and Cried Victim|Michael Daly|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2002, he was arrested for reckless driving after swerving his SUV off the highway.Creed Singer Scott Stapp’s Fall From Grace: From 40 Million Albums Sold to Living in a Holiday Inn|Marlow Stern|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I would not allow that paper, blown by the wind, to scare me from the highway of the argument!The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Oh, better the highway with its friendly blossoms than this couch of down and this stifled atmosphere which I am breathing!Allegories of Life|Mrs. J. S. Adams
A short distance east of the mill-pond Otter Creek crosses the highway and sinks in the sand, becoming a lost stream.Baraboo, Dells, and Devil's Lake Region|H. E. Cole
The cottage itself was on the main shore road leading from the village to Keyport Light, and a little removed from the highway.Caleb West, Master Diver|F. Hopkinson Smith
The shadows were already lengthening, and a cool breeze stirred the deep aisles of the pines on either side of the highway.From Sand Hill to Pine|Bret Harte
British Dictionary definitions for highway
Word Origin and History for highway
Old English heahweg "main road from one town to another;" see high (adj.) in sense of "main" + way. High street (Old English heahstræte) was the word before 17c. applied to highways and main roads, whether in the country or town, especially one of the Roman roads. In more recent usage, it generally is the proper name of the street of a town which is built upon a highway and was the principal street of the place.